Table 2

Sleep evaluation

VariableHIIT (n=12)CON (n=14)
Baseline12 weeks24 weeksBaseline12 weeks24 weeks
AHI (events · h−1)32.3 (18.1–46.6)25.6 (12.7–38.5)30.7 (17.2–44.1)47.4 (33.7–61.2)45.5 (29.9–61.1)38.7 (22.8–54.5)
Epworth score9.9 (7.5–12.3)7.4 (5.0–9.9)7.0 (4.7–9.3)5.3 (3.1–7.5)5.8 (3.4–8.2)5.5 (3.9–7.0)
O2-saturation (%)92.5 (91.5–93.5)92.4 (91.4-93-4)93.2 (92.5–93.9)91.9 (91.2–92.7)92.2 (91.5–93.0)92.0 (91.1–92.8)
O2-desaturation events (n·h−1)35.1 (23.5–46.6)30.8 (16.0–45.5)32.9 (20.4–45.4)52.5 (36.3–68.8)47.6 (32.7–62.5)44.3 (27.3–61.3)
  • Data are reported in mean and 95% CI. n=number of participants.

  • AHI, apnoea-hypopnoea index; O2, oxygen.